Who is excited about the second installment of the Rurouni Kenshin movie? The official Twitter account for the live-action adaptation of Rurouni Kenshin has just posted the new official promotional poster for the upcoming sequel which will premiere on August 1st in Japan. The poster features a standing Takeru Sato as Kenshin in the center and Tatsuya Fujiwara as Makoto Shishio in the background. See the poster after the jump!
It was only recently that the broadcast schedule of the anime version of Recently, My Sister is Unusual became newsworthy due to the fact the content was considered too mature for the 10:30pm timeslot in Japan, so how about the live-action adaptation for the big screen? More after the jump, and fair warning, some of the images may be not safe for work.
A preview of a commercial made in collaboration with Japanese car company Subaru and the live-action Attack on Titan film aired during a morning show in Japan and it included the first look at a live-action Titan! Get the first look at the Titan actor with special make-up after the jump!
The long-awaited live-action adaptation of Kiki's Delivery Service is getting ready for its premiere on March 1st, and the voice actress who will be voicing Kiki's feline partner, Gigi has finally been announced! It's one of the voice actresses from the ever popular K-On! Can you guess who? The image of Kiki and Gigi together was also released and is keeping fan's expectations high in the run up to the premiere. More after the jump!
As previously reported, additional theater dates for Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo were announced for major US cities and for the L.A. screening, there will also be a fun cosplay contest! Hosted by Cherry Jelly Productions, Eleven Arts and FUNimation, the event on Friday night January 17th will not only have many Eva-related prizes for winners, all participants in the cosplay contest will be able to watch the movie for free! More details after the jump!
Popular Japanese duo Yuzu was announced to sing the theme song for the live-action film adaptation of the Silver Spoon manga, according to the official Facebook account. The movie is getting ready for the March 2014 release in Japan. Plus watch the behind-the-scenes footage from the filming after the jump!
The live-action Lupin The Third film has been officially announced on November 27th in Japan for a Summer 2014 release with a cast list. Will the cast meet the high expectations of the fans? Let's look at the cast list after the jump and tell us what you think!
The new hero appearing from Tiger & Bunny the Movie -The Rising-, Golden Ryan is already receiving lots of attention with his sponsor, Tanita Corporation, better known for manufacturing high-end digital body scales. The company has announced a new Tiger & Bunny branded body monitor with exclusive voices by Kotetsu/Wild Tiger and Barnaby Brooks Jr. Read more after the jump!
A lot of announcement came out of Tiger & Bunny's event, Tiger & Bunny the Movie -The Rising- Super Prelude that happened on Saturday, 12th in Japan. Many may remember that Rock Bison was mostly referred to as "Gyukaku-san" because of his first corporate sponsor, Japanese Yakiniku restaurant chain, Gyukaku, but it will be different as he gained new sponsor! Plus the full list of new sponsors after the jump!
It's been a few years since the TV series ended in Japan for corporate hero action buddy anime Tiger & Bunny, but the fandom is still going very strong in Japan. Japanese apparel brand BEAMS recently used Kotetsu to model their regular line of clothing and they sold out in minutes as a result. Hit the jump for the new images!
It was officially confirmed on August 4 that Gintama's 2nd feature anime film Gintama: The Movie: The Final Chapter: Be Forever Yorozuya had attracted more than 1 million moviegoers in less than one month since the release on July 6. Hit the jump for more details.
More and more anime films are scheduled to be released in Japan this fall. This is the flyers collection for the upcoming anime films (and one live-action adaptation) I found at Japanese theaters recently. Which movie do you want to see the most? Let's find out after the jump!